Great Plains Conservation

Before You Can’t: Travel Worth Targeting in 2019

For those who keep a bucket list, there is no time like the new year to check off the progress. Experienced wanderers or experienced dreamers, there are plenty of special places yet to be crossed off on life’s to-do list. According to a recent survey conducted by AARP, travel is the top aspiration for Americans […]

Uber Air next innovation

Drones on the Road: Uber Air at CES 2019

Las Vegas is currently one of two cities in the U.S. allowing for consumer testing of driverless ridesharing cars. But the city got a look at another driverless option in getting around the city from CES2019 recently: the driverless heli-taxi. While the annual Consumer Electronics Show presented a prototype of the new aerial hybrid vehicle […]

Got These? Ten Travel Gadgets to Watch from CES 2019

What do you get when 180,000 verified geeks and 4,500 newfangled gadgets descend upon a few long blocks in Las Vegas? A lot of enhanced plastic, paper and wires and a possibly scary vision of the future at what is now fondly called CES. The Consumer Electronics show that has been happening yearly since 1967 […]

Bolivian Adventures

Bespoke Travel in Bolivia: Adventuring with Crillon Tours

Travel to Bolivia does not usually appear as a line item on luxe travel bucket lists in the U.S., but for the seasoned and sophisticated traveler, Bolivia is just the place to make the senses pop. A landlocked country in the Andes, Bolivia’s unofficial capital of La Paz is officially the highest such city in […]

New ships for cruising

HAL’s Nieuw Statendam Raises the Bar on Premium Cruising

By David Yeskel If you were smitten – as I was – by the new, modern look and feel of Holland America Line’s (HAL) Koningsdam upon her debut in 2016, prepare for the love affair to continue with a just-delivered sister ship, Nieuw Statendam.  And while the gorgeous, 2,666-passenger vessel matches her sibling’s lighter, contemporary […]

chocolate tours for foodies

Chocolate Travel Whets the Wanderlust

By Susan McKee   Chocolate is a good reason to travel – especially in February. Whether you prefer your chocolate hot, liquid and topped with marshmallows, or as a dark and flavorful coating for a yummy ganache filling, there’s a chocolate event to meet your taste. What about pairing your chocolate treats with red wine? […]

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